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Travellers by Charles G. Dyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After 437 years in space, the Phoenix is in desperate trouble. The planets at Alpha Centauri are not habitable & they have no fuel. The cryonics system has failed. The crew is afraid that reviving the passengers is impossible. An alien spacecraft approaches and adds to their worries. The aliens offers help. Can they be trusted? Does the Phoenix have any choice?
Brimstone by Charles G. Dyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,800. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Helen Rogers discovers the threat of a cataclysmic asteroid impact. She lobbies rich people to sponsor an escape to Mars. Then she directs spacecraft production. As the asteroid approaches, the spacecraft launches with two dozen carefully selected people. Governments can't hide the threat. Widespread panic ensues. The one-way voyage through space is long and dangerous. Mars is a hostile world.
Figmento (Una Novella Sci-Fi #12) by Marco Guarda
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, #12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: Italian. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Un tenente di polizia a corto di indizi in un caso di omicidio, ricorre a una ’sposa,’ una telepate che scansionerà quattro maggiori sospettati per sbrogliare la matassa per lui. Purtroppo, mentre un virus attacca la mente della ’sposa’ e il tenente inizia a ricordare cose non sue, egli capisce che in gioco c’è molto più di quanto non sembri, e raddoppia i suoi sforzi per trovare il criminale.
Figment (A Sci-Fi Novella #12) by Marco Guarda
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, #12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A police lieutenant at a loss for clues on a murder case, resorts to a ’bride,’ a telepathic individual who will scan four major suspects to unravel the tangle for him. Alas, as a virus attacks the mind of the ’bride,’ and the lieutenant begins to recall things which aren’t his own, he realizes there is much more at stake than meets the eye, and redoubles his efforts to find the criminal.
Chien. (A Shift Space Short) by Brian Q. Webb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Chien just got off the bus at the end of a long week and is looking to reward himself with one of his favorite Taiwanese night market treats. Unfortunately, he discovers that there are things lurking in the dark alleys just outside the street market thoroughfare, just outside the edge of perception.
Junk DNA by Sean Brandywine
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,440. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
It came as a flash of inspiration to research scientist Dr Maya Robbins. She knew how to activate the “junk DNA” that appears to have no purpose. But what would it do? Would it do anything at all? Would it damage the test subject, or would it produce new physical features, special mental abilities, new powers? There was only one way to find out…
822 by S. Michael Choi
Price: Free! Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Slipstream examination of 4.5 years in Shanghai, featuring Nick Forteaux, Sany Music scout and the art rock scene, or is it all about the delightful song-and-dance girls 877, 855, and 822? Girlfriend-boyfriend relationships in Shangers, China, with some light near-future sci-fi with regard to the expat experience, hot Chinese girls, the revolution, and being lost and abroad.
Hollow Empire: Episode 1 (Night of Knives) by John McGuire & J Edward Neill
Price: Free! Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Once, the empire of Vhur was the world's most powerful. But that was before the Lichy plague. Now, twenty years and millions of dead later, only a few cities remain. The survivors walk a fine line between staying alive and crumbling into the grave. Come the Night of Knives, even these last few might perish.
TerMANation by Billy Wong
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Lighthearted sci-fi action with a tough fighting heroine. Ridden with guilt after accidentally killing her abusive boyfriend, former gang leader Jilly Bean only wants to live her life in peace. But when a men's rights group determines that justice has not been served, she finds herself the target of their killer robot - the TerMANator.
The Lords of Alchemy by Grant Stock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Zen Storm finds himself fleeing for his life when his town is attacked by a warrior race known as the Shrakes. Unknown to Zen, he is one of the last descendants of the Lords of Alchemy, who could not only change lead into gold but had the power to transmute all matter. As Zen discovers his heritage he finds himself falling in love, searching for descendants, and fighting to survive.
Unidentified Funny Objects 3 by Alex Shvartsman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is the third annual volume of Unidentified Funny Objects and it contains twenty-three humorous short stories from some of the genre's best-known authors, as well as talented up-and-comers.
Fade to Black, Book One: The Weir Chronicles by Sue Duff
Series: The Weir Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Illusionist Ian Black possesses secrets that extend beyond a stage. In Rayne Bevan's efforts to uncover them, she is swept into the hidden world of the Weir, a magical race that prevents the Earth from self-destructing. She's exposed Ian to those that would kill for his connection to the planet, and he struggles to keep her safe while pursuing the Weir traitor bent on launching Earth's Armageddon.
Bridge Builder (Shimmer In The Dark) by Ceri London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Nantosuelta left with the Asterean Space Fleet to search for a new world. Her companions rely on her skills to bridge the wormholes of space, but an encounter with an alien ship desecrates the fleet and wipes Nanto’s psychic abilities. Stranded, with starving creatures closing in all around them, Nanto must shed her old ways of thinking to fight a new battle. Survival.
Maikro: Haiku & Microfiction by Milo James Fowler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Maikro collects 112 haiku and 47 works of microfiction, most falling in the speculative fiction realm (science fiction, fantasy, horror) with a few literary pieces tossed into the mix wise elder wordsmyth telling tales of earth that was blue skies in our minds
Close Enough by William Mangieri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Could a Messier object be any messier? A government server glitch leaves Max Keppler no time to react to the comet barreling toward his and Rebecca's asteroid claim. See Max deal with an uppity A.I., an unhelpful helpdesk, and a comet named Napoleon as he works to minimize the impact of this sudden impact on their already shaky relationship. “Close Enough" is a speculative fiction short story.
Pill Wars by Vanessa Knipe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,070. Language: British English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The government has rushed through drug trials to release Pacifex, a powerful anti-depressant. Inventor Torin Oakwood is a hero! Jessica Fleming is thrilled to start her new job at Oakwood Industries. Yet, as she arrives, Torin Oakwood flees from the army sent to arrest him. Chased by government agents and anti-government activists, she must find Oakwood. Can her first day at work get any worse?
Wyrd Worlds II by Various Authors
Price: Free! Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An anthology featuring a bumper 19 short stories from 17 independent authors from around the world, encompassing a wide range of science fiction and fantasy. Here lurks tales of the future, steampunk and time travel; of magical realms and fantastical deeds; and of things so weird they defy categorisation. The original WYRD WORLDS rode upon a new wave of indie collaborations; and now we're back!
Irish Eyes by Lisa Reiter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Mollie's life was perfect, too perfect. As a threat of global war looms over them threatening to tear their family apart they struggle to hold on to their idyllic life in the Irish countryside.
The Sixth Extinction & The Sixth Extinction America: Zombie Omnibus Edition (Books 1 – 8) by Glen Johnson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 158,590. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Mankind is no longer at the top of the food chain. The Sixth Extinction is an apocalyptic tale about a pandemic that sweeps the globe, decimating the human race, leaving humanity struggling to survive.